Books tagged: antiquities

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J. Paul Getty: The Dysfunctional Billionaire
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Profile of J. Paul Getty, one of America’s first billionaires. Getty, the richest man in the world in the mid 20th century, was a consummate businessman who built an oil empire and left a vast antiquities and art collection as his legacy. But he was a womanizer, a miser, and a completely dysfunctional parent. This is a tale of great success in business and utter failure as a human being.
The Key, the Scroll and the Hidden Room
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Middle-aged, mild-mannered Porter Church finds an ancient key and is pulled into an Egyptian mystery centuries old. Can this call to unexpected adventure bring him fame, fortune and – most of all – freedom from a stifling marriage? The help of an old friend and new-found courage take Porter deep into the tomb of Ramses III and change his life forever.
Bigfoot Challenge of the Century
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,110. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
This is a surprising story entwining elements of fiction and reality. The author is led to a prehistoric cave site with priceless artifacts, gold and diamonds quite accidentally when a family of Bigfoot/Sasquatch, yes S-A-S-Q-U-A-T-C-H befriend him. His compassion and desire to protect "his friends" from being discovered is only a glimpse of this unusual encounter.
Stolen Series Box Set
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 304,440. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Filled with globe-trotting adventure, steamy romance and riveting suspense, the Stolen books from RITA nominated romantic adventure author Elisabeth Naughton will appeal to fans of Romancing the Stone and Indiana Jones.
Make Mine A Moussaka
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,160. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Discover Greece. "Make Mine A Moussaka" is a jolly good travel read and added cooking challenge. One can seek adventure, culture and new horizons in Greece, depending on the whim of the moment, or do nothing successfully in very picturesque surroundings. Oh to eat moussaka at sunset overlooking a tiny bay, while listening to the waves lap on the pebbles nearby ... Move over Shirley Valentine!
The Mourning Woman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,320. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the time that has passed since MANDARIN YELLOW, Socrates' father has died and his mother has returned to her Greek origins, moving into a condominium populated by elderly Greek immigrants, including one woman who is reputed to be the direct descendant of the ancient Oracle at Delphi. And that is where Socrates' problems begin...
The Mummy Shrugged
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Liz Sanford and a Mummy. When they meet, it's murder. Can the nation's official occult investigator get to the heart of a mysterious curse? And, if she can, can she get out of a professional commitment that's worse than death? 6,100 words.
Thai Gold
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 167,880. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The most sacred relic of Buddhism - the bejeweled head of Buddha - is stolen. Adventurer Lee Rivers is called in to restore it. After learning it’s been stolen by an opium warlord, he nabs it with help from Tysee, the warlord’s beautiful daughter. The chase is on across Asia, but they find themselves dogged by mysterious forces and even more mysterious Guardian Angels….
Opium Dream
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,010. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Adventurer Lee Rivers is onto his hottest find: Kublai Khan’s terracotta warriors. Even before he camels into Afghanistan with the lovely Meow to spirit them out, he escapes being murdered; and mysterious assassins and Guardian Angels dog them. Only after Rivers has sold them does he learn they embody a terrifying secret that threatens civilization’s very existence. She has a secret too...
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,580. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013 by Goblinbrook Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This mystery-thriller takes the reader on a journey from a small town in Louisiana to the art centers of Europe. Two men attempt to solve a five-hundred-year-old mystery that involves stolen antiquities. Murder and intrigue follow them on their quest to find the answer to a question that has puzzled scholars for half a millennium.